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Location, Location, Location: Why Cost of Living Matters So Much to Your Financial Health

15 July 2015

Yesterday, I gave a presentation on my “Be Your Own CFO” concept to subscribers of Leo Babauta’s Sea Change program. For an hour, I talked about how (and why) to treat your personal finances as if you were managing a small business. As always, one of the key components of my message was that people […]

Announcing Get Rich Slowly, My New 52-Week Course to Mastering Money and Achieving Financial Independence

23 April 2014

More Than Money is in the middle of a year-long exploration of fear, flow, and freedom. Every Monday, I’m posting an article from what was supposed to be an ebook bout personal and financial freedom. That material wasn’t right for the project, but it’s right for here. And what was that project? At last, I […]

How to Retire Early

20 February 2014

Every morning when I get out of bed, I pour a cup of coffee and sit down at my computer. While I wait to wake up, I browse my favorite websites. This morning, as I was browsing Ask Metafilter, I stumbled upon an intriguing question. A user named House of Leaves and Grass wrote: I’m […]

Ecuador 2013: A Chautauqua on Wealth and Happiness

14 September 2013

You know how sometimes peak life experiences kind of creep on you when you’re least expecting them? Well, that just happened to me. For the past week, I’ve been part of the first chautauqua produced by Cheryl Reed of Above the Clouds Retreats. I joined fellow financial bloggers Mr. Money Mustache (a.k.a. Pete) and jlcollinsnh […]

The Gift Economy and Social Capital

13 May 2013

On Friday, Kim and I had dinner with Jason and Kyra Bussanich. Jason is a chiropractor in Lake Oswego and his wife Kyra owns a popular gluten-free bakery. (Kyra also won an episode of Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars”.) Over dinner, we touched briefly on the notion of a gift economy. Wikipedia has a great definition […]

A Store That Sells Financial Advice?

06 May 2013

A good friend emailed me looking for financial advice the other day. Pam wrote: A friend of mine is getting married this summer and…blah blah blah. [The main story/question in Pam’s email isn’t germaine to this article. Plus it’s private.] My friend really wants a financial planner-type person to help them, but she realizes those […]

Ask the Readers: Finding Personal Health Insurance?

07 March 2013

Today, I’m going to do something I’ve never done before. I’m going to use this blog as a means to do research for a forthcoming article for Entrepreneur magazine. Your Money I’ve been writing the monthly “Your Money” column for Entrepreneur for 2-1/2 years now, and it’s a lot of fun. It’s a chance for […]

How to Travel the World (Without Spending a Lot of Money)

05 February 2013

This is a guest post from Matt Kepnes, who writes about travel and more at Nomadic Matt. His advice has been featured in The New York Times, CNN, The Guardian UK, Lifehacker, Budget Travel, BBC, and Yahoo! Finance among others. Kepnes is the author of the just-published How to Travel the World on $50 a […]

House Hunting, part two: Finding a Place

04 February 2013

It’s going to be an exciting and busy week for me. Several weeks ago, I mentioned that I was looking to buy a new place to live. After a year of living in an apartment, I had a good idea of the place I wanted to find. Plus, the Portland real estate market seemed to […]

Managing Mom’s Money

28 January 2013

My mother is sixty-four. She’s struggled with mental illness for over a decade. About eighteen months ago, my family came to the tough conclusion that Mom needs constant care. Though she’s still relatively young, we found help for her at a nearby assisted-living facility. Mom is doing better now that she has round-the-clock professional care. […]

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